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in love with progressive's claims service. >>> it was not until last week that michigan's governor rick snider announced that he even supported a right-to-work law. five days later, after making that support known, the bill was finished and signed so on tuesday, michigan became the 4th right to work state, rushing through legislation that substantial i will reduces union power by banning unions from requiring workers to pay union dues and online onshops that pay yub onwages. go governor snyder adopted the argument that he's freeing workers from having to pay union dues. >> i hope this gives the unions an opportunity to be more successful. by having an opportunity that really have to listen to all the workers there. and say, why are they delivering a value proposition that workers can stand up and choose to joined? >> the latest wave of union setbacks to hit the midwest and states where organized labor is traditionally strong like wisconsin and indiana. this time, however, it happened in michigan, the heart lanlds of the american labor movement. a state that's long been the spiritual cen
, colorado, ohio, pennsylvania. these are -- >> michigan. >> the way our electoral college is, we only worry about ten states invested in oil and fwas production. >> somes back to the economics as well. i look at my home state of pennsylvania where we had the early stages of huge boom of marcellus shale. hundreds of wells deployed. some companies are down to a couple wells. why? because the price has plummeted. the reason it's relevant to the politics is if this is a boom and bust, then those politics that get really engrained when a big part of the state's economics depend on that industry, maybe that doesn't take hold. that's where i think it's interesting in terms of end use industries, if you can see them come in, you have a different equation with that same resource. >> i want to talk about the price that has happened, because that's the background for all of this. this is what consumers tend to care about and voters when we talk about price of the pump and the people filling up on cable news. my sense is that the price of energy in some ways is too low at a certain level right now. i w
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